Maximum call stack size exceeded error

It means that somewhere in your code, you are calling a function which in turn calls another function and so forth, until you hit the call stack limit.

This is almost always because of a recursive function with a base case that isn’t being met.

Viewing the stack

Consider this code…

(function a() {

Here is the stack after a handful of calls…

As you can see, the call stack grows until it hits a limit: the browser hardcoded stack size or memory exhaustion.

In order to fix it, ensure that your recursive function has a base case which is able to be met…

(function a(x) {
    // The following condition 
    // is the base case.
    if ( ! x) {

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